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Enter The Colossus TR 
Fanciful Flight 
High Five 
Orion 
Vultures in Paradise TR 

Colossus Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.34316, -73.40799 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Mar 5, 2012
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Description 

This colossal boulder is loaded with exceptional highball problems, featuring an amazing array of climbs and one of the best bouldering aretes in the state.

The three classic V-Easy HB's on the Colossus Boulder. FA's of Fanciful Flight, Orion, and High Five:


Getting There 

Walking slightly down hill and west from the Warmup Boulder will bring you to the Colossus Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Bald Rock Basin area.

Weather station 4.0 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Colossus Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Colossus Boulder:
High Five   V0 4     Boulder   
Fanciful Flight   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   
Orion   V2 5+     Boulder, 23'   
Vultures in Paradise   V5 6C R     TR, Boulder, 24'   
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Featured Route For Colossus Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Fanciful Flight in yellow (Capt. Mo on Orion)

Fanciful Flight V1 5  Connecticut : CT Bouldering : ... : Colossus Boulder
Start on the left arete of the Colossus boulder down below the main landing area. Just behind the lower left corner is a finger crack to follow up the arete to a great horizontal. From here work your way up the arete to a great hollow flake, move right into a great horizontal. Fire up to the jug atop the flake on the arete, then work your up the arete using slopers and pinches to a decent flake just right of the arete up high. Continue to work the arete to the topout point of Orion. This climb h...[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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